Dixie Highway’s importance stressed at Chicago centennial tribute

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During October, Fire Prevention Month, Flossmoor schoolchildren are learning how to better protect their homes and families from fire catastrophes.

Flossmoor fire personnel are promoting safety education by visiting seven local schools and also taking students on fire station tours. Ethan Stratman, the fire department’s public education officer, said approximately 1,100 students, both at public and private schools, will hear the safety message this month.

“Our hope is to prevent emergencies before they happen through education of all ages,” he said, adding that more than 100 school personnel, teachers and . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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